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Heavy Equipment Trainer

Position Profile


Location: Northeast British Columbia

Language of Work: English

Start Date: When filled

Schedule / Terms of Employment: (7 days on / 7 days off) 2x 30-minute breaks per shift

Primary Purpose

The Heavy Equipment Trainer will be responsible for the training, follow-up, and record keeping for mining equipment operators. This is a hands-on position that requires experience in best practice safety, mining, and maintenance methodologies to manage the activities involved in the assessment, design, delivery, implementation and evaluation of training and development programs for Conuma Coal Resources Mining Operation in Northeast BC. The focus will be Operational Excellence ensuring the skills of the workforce meet and exceed industry and manufacturer best practices.

Company Information

Conuma is a leading Canadian producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry.  In 2016, Conuma acquired Walter Energy’s Canadian assets, which consisted of three metallurgical coal mines in northeast British Columbia. These mines now make up the company’s Canadian operations. The company is well-positioned to meet the world’s growing demand for metallurgical coal products. With ready access to both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Conuma is able to serve customers in South America, Europe and Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct training & development for Mine Operations Equipment Operators and ensure all persons working on site are duly authorized, appointed and skilled.
  • Plan training with the Mine Operations General Foreman / Forewoman.
  • Report writing and detailed record keeping of employee training records.
  • Assist in recommendations, develop and revise training and assessment resources.
  • Create an culture that fosters a safe working environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Certified Training Practitioner (CTP) or Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) Certification is desirable or experience training on heavy equipment
  • 5-10 years’ experience operating heavy equipment in a heavy industrial/mining environment (preferably open pit mining).

Skills and Abilities

  • Requires experience in best practice safety, mining, and maintenance methodologies to manage the activities involved in the assessment, design, delivery, implementation and evaluation of training of equipment operators.
  • Experienced in conducting thorough assessment for employee sign-off on equipment: 250 Ton Haul Trucks, Graders, Drills, Dozers, Shovels, Excavators and other mine equipment.
  • Proven competency in Training and Assessment methods and techniques to Canadian Mining standards.
  • Good computing skills using MS Office products.
  • Mine rescue experience is preferred.
  • Superb interpersonal skills with a supportive, positive approach to training.

Work Location / Travel

Conuma’s properties are located in Northeast BC, amongst some of the most beautiful surroundings in North America. At the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark, employees can enjoy almost limitless hiking amongst some of Canada’s biggest waterfalls, ride through ATV and snowmobile trails, explore 97 million-year-old dinosaur footprints, ski cross-country trails, play ice-hockey, swim indoors and out, cycle and enjoy the sense of community only a small town provides. An hour and a quarter away, Chetwynd is famous for its chainsaw wood carvings, First Nations Bands and offers a range of kayaking, snowmobiling and rock climbing opportunities. Local amenities include medical centres, retail and grocery stores, bars and restaurants with events held through the year. Regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with vastly reduced costs of living, Northeast British Columbia is the outdoor paradise our employees are proud to call home.

  • Employee bus transport is available from Tumbler Ridge / Chetwynd
  • Please be aware no camp facilities are available

Wage and Benefits

Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, RRSP matching and extended healthcare.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to, mentioning the job title you are applying for in the subject line, and indicating your authorization to work in Canada (work permit, permanent resident or Canadian).


Conuma Coal Resources is an equal opportunity employer


Application Process

To apply to this position please send your cover letter and resume to:

March 21, 2018

Application Deadline: